This website is about Valerie Schroeder's family - ancestors and descendents.
On her father's side is the Schroeder line originating from her Great grandfather, Frederick Wilhelm Schroeder who came to New Zealand around 1872. Valerie's paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Sharp who is said to descend from Robert Clark of the Clark cotton family from Paisley, Scotland.
Valerie's mother's maternal family are the Aysons who came to New Zealand from Glenshee, Scotland, in 1853 and were the first settlers in Warepa, South Otago. There is now an Ayson clan society in New Zealand.
Valerie's mother's paternal family are the Cliffords who came from England and settled in Clinton, South Otago.
Valerie's immediate family are her children Michael, Antony and Joanne, and their partners and children